Kumar Sridharan

Distinguished Research Professor, Fellow of American Society for Materials, Fellow of Institute of Materials, London, UK


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Room: 919
1500 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Ph: (608) 263-4789

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Dr. Kumar Sridharan’s expertise spans a broad spectrum of areas in materials science, including nuclear reactor materials, corrosion, physical metallurgy, surface modification and coatings processes, ion implantation, plasma-based synthesis and deposition of materials, characterization and testing of materials, interfaces of materials and manufacturing, and industrial applications. He has over 200 publications in these areas including six invited book chapters, journal articles, reviewed conference proceedings, published abstracts, and industry/national laboratory reports.  Dr. Sridharan has provided research mentorship to over 100 graduate and undergraduate students, and post-doctoral research associates.  He serves on the editorial committee of the journal, Adanced Materials & Processes.  In 2008, Dr. Sridharan was elected Fellow of American Society for Materials for distinguished contributions in the field of materials science & engineering, and in 2013 he received the University of Wisconsin, Madison's Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research.  In 2015, he was inducted as Fellow of Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining, London, UK, in recognition of his contributions to materials science and applications, and education.

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